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Cell selector moves after protecting sheet.

Discussion in 'Ask an Excel Question' started by StarMusk10, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. StarMusk10

    StarMusk10 New Member

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    Good morning Guru's. I have an excel sheet (Org Target Dashboard) that has and Active X list box in it to control a chart. Before protecting the sheet I select a cell behind the chart to hide it after protection. Unfortunately, when I protect the sheet excel will select a cell at the bottom of the sheet. Every time I change the selection in the list box, the sheet jumps down to the selected cell. Unfortunately my sheet is too large to attach here.

    Thanks for your help,
    Todd
  2. vletm

    vletm Excel Ninja

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    StarMusk10
    Why do You select locked cell behind the chart?
    Could You select cell which is unlocked?
    ... if needs to hide something.
  3. Peter Bartholomew

    Peter Bartholomew Well-Known Member

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    Either the cell under the chart needs to be unlocked or, if that is not possible, sheet protection need to be applied with 'Select locked cells' checked.

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